Chemical Physics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of structural phenomena combining the disciplines of physical chemistry and atomic/molecular physics. Includes instruction in heterogeneous structures, alignment and surface phenomena, quantum theory, mathematical physics, statistical and classical mechanics, chemical kinetics, and laser physics.

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What Courses Do Chemical Physics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Chemical Physics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Chemistry
  • Classical Mechanics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics

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